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  • AARON BURTON (COLORED), AGED 84 YEARS An old servant and coachman of A. D. Mosby, who went through the entire Civil War as a body-servant to his son, Colonel John S. Mosby. Taken in 1898 From The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby.


  • "The Butler was apt to be severe, and was feared." From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • Getting a Tobacco Hogshead Ready for Market. From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.


  • "Instantly Williams sprang and caught him by the throat and held him writhing in his vise-like grasp, until he succeeded in getting possession of the cow-hide, with which he gave the overseer such a flogging as slaves seldom got." page 58. From Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman; Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years, While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West.


  • JOHN JASPER A conservative Virginia preacher. From The History of the Negro Church.


  • The Lady and the Ox-Cart. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Negro Wedding. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • An Old-fashioned Grist-Mill. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Queer Cavalier. From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.


  • REV. A. J. NOTTINGHAM, D.D. From Centennial Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Containing Principally the Biographies of the Men and Women, both Ministers and Laymen, Whose Labors During a Hundred Years, Helped Make the A. M. E. Church What It Is; Also Short Historical Sketches of Annual Conferences, Educational Institutions, General Departments, Missionary Societies of the A. M. E. Church, and General Information about African Methodism and the Christian Church in General; Being a Literary Contribution to the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Formation of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Denomination by Richard Allen and others, at Philadelphia, Penna., in 1816.


  • REV. JAMES S. RUSSELL. From Evidences of Progress among Colored People.


  • Scene on a Tobacco Plantation -- Finding Tobacco-Worms. From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.


  • Summoning Buyers to a Tobacco Sale. From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.


  • "The test of the men's prowess." From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Typical Negro Cabin. From Social Life in Old Virginia before the War.


  • A Water-melon Wagon. From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.


  • Wayside Types--A Sketch from the Artist's Virginia Sketch-Book. From The Great South; A Record of Journeys in Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland.